High School Sports

  • A first-place effort




    Brighton's Madison Dent sails through the water during the freestyle leg of the 200-yard individual medley Dec. 8 at Hinkley High School. Dent captured first place in the event, posting a time of 2:43.27.

  • McNeal, former PVHS football player, dies




    Update: Services for Ronell McNeal will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 15, at Divine Love Christian Center, 10690 Del Mar Circle, Aurora. A candlelight vigil will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, at the center. Viewing is from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the center.

    The family set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for his funeral expenses. The link is https://www.gofundme.com/funeral-expenses-ronell-mcneal-jr.


  • Brighton Invitational tourney schedule set

    Brighton's first-ever invitational tourney starts Dec. 13. BHS, Prairie View, Mountain Range, Gateway, Fort Collins, Golden, Windsor, Cheyenne East and Legacy high schools are expected to send teams to the tournament.

    Games are at BHS.

    Here's the schedule:

    Dec. 13: Girls games .. Gateway vs. Fort Collins, 4 p.m.; Prairie View vs. Mountain Range, 5:30 p.m.; Prairie View vs. Mountain Range, 5:30 p.m.; Brighton vs. Legacy, 7 p.m.

  • Estrella moving on to Kansas Wesleyan University

    Talk about the penultimate in one-stop shopping.

    Prairie View’s Keegan Estrella visited one college campus and liked it so much, he signed a letter of intent to play tennis at Kansas Wesleyan University.

  • PVHS boys basketball adds tournament

    LAKEWOOD – Prairie View High School's boys basketball team won't have to wait much longer to start the season.

    PVHS faces Bruce Randolph in the opening round of the initial Alameda International Winter Classic. Tip time is 7 p.m., Dec. 6, at Alameda High School.

    The winner gets either Venture Prep or Ridgeview Academy at 7 p.m., Dec. 9. The first-game losers play at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 9.

    PVHS' first four games of the season were canceled because of problems with scheduling contracts.

  • Strong showings for area grapplers at county wrestling tournament

    The wrestling tournament season began in earnest for Prairie View and Brighton's wrestling teams Dec. 3 at the Adams County tournament at Adams City High School.

    Here are the weight class results:

    106 pounds: Antonio Guerrero, BHS, 3-0; Alex Bovenzi, Prairie View, 2-1

    113: Johnny Sanchez, BHS, 3-0; Isaiah Roybal, PVHS, 3-0

    120: Levi Romero, PVHS, 3-0; Jarron Martinez≤ BHS, 2-1

    126: Dessmund Prospero, BHS, 3-0; Mason Morales, PVHS, 3-0

    132: Bryson Krohn, BHS, 3-0; Austin McFadden, PVHS, 3-0

  • BHS starts wrestling season
  • Changes in store for PVHS boys basketball team

    Prairie View’s Keith Wyatt hopes a full year of knowledge of the boys basketball team at Prairie View High School will pay off in a big way this season.

    “I’m going to let them decide,” Wyatt said. “I want to see how serious they want to be about this season.”

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Dec. 9

    Girls basketball

    Prairie View downed Boulder 48-37 in Brighton Dec. 5. It was the ThunderHawks' second win in as many starts.

    Mack Maier led the T-Hawks with 22 points. Jordan Heffelfinger and Trista Skinner had six.

    Montrose beat the T-Hawks 43-29 in the first game of the Steamboat Springs Holiday Tournament. Maier led the scoring for PVHS with 12 points. Viansa Romero and Heffelfinger were next with four. Bryce Gatt and Sydney Weaver led the Indians with 12 points.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Dec. 8

    Boys basketball

    Weld Central beat Eagle Ridge 65-31 in Keenesburg Dec. 5. Arik Ringsby led the Warriors with 11 points. Sergio Gonzales topped the Rebels' scoresheet with 17 points.
    Pueblo East rolled past the Warriors 85-35 in the opener of a basketball tournament at Skyline High School. Trent Sparks led ERA with nine points. Krystian Collins was close behind with eight. TJ Glob led all scorers with 22 points.

    Girls basketball